The Hindenburg being built. It was designed and built by the Zeppelin Company, in Friedrichshafen, Germany and was operated by the German Zeppelin Airline Company. The airship flew from March 1936 until destroyed by fire 14 months later on May 6, 1937, at the end of the first North American transatlantic journey of its second season of service. Thirty-six people died in the accident, which occurred while landing at Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey. 1936
vincent di fate - analog science fiction science fact, december 1979
Le dirigeable anglais N. [S] 7 : [photographie de presse] / [Agence Rol]
Greg Broadmore 2008
France. WWI - a myth that French soldiers were called "les poilus" the hairy ones, referring to their unshaven faces. (Hard to get a good shave in the trenches.). But, in truth, this was a French expression of being brave.
comic panel from 'Le Fond du monde' vol.2: 'Monsieur P' by Éric Corbeyran and Denis Falque (1997)